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Eat This Calendar Jan. 11-17

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If you say, “There’s nothing to do here,” then you’re just not looking.

You can always stay up to date with the events page here, but here are a few selected highlights for the upcoming week.

Jan. 11-17

Thursday

Champagne & Oysters

The inaugural Champagne & Oysters event is 6-8 p.m. Thursday at the USRowing National High Performance Center. Celebrate and support the OKC National High Performance Center athletes with a $45 ticket that includes Pacific oysters by SeaGypsy, sparkling wine provided by Thirst Wine Merchants and a chance to mingle with Olympic hopefuls training in Oklahoma City.

Cocktail attire is recommended. Visit www.facebook.com/events/298811800638241/ for more info.

Friday

Crooked Stave at The Patriarch

Colorado-based Crooked Stave Artisan Beers is invading Oklahoma all week long, including a stop at The Patriarch 5 p.m.-midnight Friday.

The evening includes eight of Crooked Stave’s beers on tap: Petite Sour Raspberry, Petite Sour Blueberry, Origins, Surette Reserva Sour Cherry, St. Bretta, Surette, L'Brett D'Fruit Cherry and Von Pils.

Learn more at www.facebook.com/events/864840140363446/

Saturday

NMF: The Brew Sessions

Get geared up for Norman Music Fest with The Brew Sessions fundraisers 4-10 p.m. Saturday at The Main Street Event Center, 300 E. Main St. We have a full story on the Brew Sessions here. Tickets are available at www.eventbrite.com/e/nmf-the-brew-sessions-tickets-41250254622

Monday

Torchy's Tacos Tulsa: Opening Party

Tulsa gets in on the Torchy’s fun with the opening of the city’s first Torchy’s Tacos, 5-8 p.m. Monday at 3330 S. Peoria Ave., Tulsa.

The event includes free tacos, free drinks, chips and dips, swag giveaways and more. Then come back Tuesday for a chance to win free tacos for a whole year. More info: www.facebook.com/events/128185837978231/

Tuesday

La Baguette January Wine Dinner

It’s the first Wine Dinner of the year at La Baguette and Chef Alain Buthion has prepared an eclectic menu for his guests. Cocktails start at 6:30 p.m. and dinner is served at 7 p.m.

The $45 dinner includes three courses, three wines and an excellent start to a new year. Reservations are required, so call (405) 840-3047 and visit www.facebook.com/events/138066360210962/

Wednesday

Wildin' Out with Crooked Stave!

This time Crooked Stave is taking over the taps at Oak & Ore. From 6-10 p.m., guests can enjoy eight different beers from the Colorado brewer: L'Brett d'Blueberry, L'Brett d'Cherry, Origins wild sour ale, Salvador Cybies, Surette Reserva Sour Cherry, Surette Reserva Raspberry, Veille Saison and Von Pilsner. More info at www.facebook.com/events/1980280058898292/

About the Author

Founder and Eater-in-Chief of I Ate Oklahoma, Greg Elwell has been reviewing restaurants and writing about Oklahoma’s food culture for more than a decade. Where a normal person orders one meal, this guy gets three. He is almost certainly going to die young and those who love him most are fairly ambivalent about it. You can email Greg at greg@iateoklahoma.com.

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